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    Watchdog sanctions Iran over lax terror financing

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:56pm on February 22, 2020

    A multinational financial crimes watchdog on Friday faulted Iran for not doing enough to counter a ‘terrorist financing risk’ and announced the reinstatement of punitive...

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    US slaps sanctions on Venezuela state airline

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:32pm on February 08, 2020

    The United States on Friday criminalized transactions with Venezuelan flag carrier Conviasa, saying it wanted to pressure president Nicolas Maduro to cede power. Under the...

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    China protests US bill threatening Tibet sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:05pm on January 29, 2020

    Beijing slammed the United States on Wednesday over Tibet-related legislation that would authorise sanctions against Chinese officials who interfere in the process of determining the...

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    World must end illegal US economic war

    Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers | Updated at 10:59pm on January 15, 2020

    THE United States is relying more heavily on illegal unilateral coercive measures, also known as economic sanctions, in place of war or as part of...

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    US eyes sanctions over growing Russian support for Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:52pm on January 07, 2020

    The United States will take action in response to growing Russian support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, a senior US official warned Monday. US president...

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    Iran to forego limit on centrifuges

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:49am on January 07, 2020

    Iran announced a further rollback of its commitments to the troubled international nuclear accord Sunday amid anger over the US killing of a top commander...

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    China calls for easing UN sanctions on North Korea

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:04pm on January 04, 2020

    A Chinese-Russian resolution aimed at easing international sanctions on North Korea is a timely step in the right direction, China’s UN ambassador Zhang Jun said...

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    All should impose sanctions on Amit Shah over citizenship bill

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2019

    THE US Commission on International Religious Freedom, a bipartisan agency that makes foreign policy recommendations to US leadership, has urged sanctions against India’s home minister...

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    One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:24pm on November 16, 2019

    One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread across Iran on Saturday after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes and...

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    Oil producers, refiners face surging global freight rates after US sanctions

    Reuters . Houston/ New York/ London | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Rates to charter oil tankers from the Arab Gulf, United Kingdom and the US Gulf Coast to Asia surged to fresh highs on Friday as...